2023 Winner
Cameron Butler, York University (Toronto)
Project: Fertilizing Settler Bodies: Tracing Global Phosphorus Transfers through Southern Ontario

2022 Winner
Adrian Wilson, University of California – Berkeley
Project: The Economic Imaginaries of Evidence-Based Development in East Africa

2021 Winner
Gabriela Montero Mejía, University of Kentucky
Project: Of maize and sugar: Colonial food systems and indigenous quality of life in the southern Gulf Coast of Mexico

Seyma Kabaoglu, Northwestern University
Project: Banking on Doubt: Law and Ambiguity in the Everyday Life of Islamic Participation Finance in Istanbul, Turkey

2020 Winner
Fern Thompsett, Columbia University
Project: The Anti-Civilization Movement in the U.S. Pacific Northwest: Building Worlds Beyond Civilization, Towards Sustainability

2019 Winner
Ellen Kladky, University of California – Irvine
Project: Pedagogies of Love: Family, Finance, and Social Intervention Programs in Appalachia

2018 Winner
Benita Menezes, Johns Hopkins University
Project: The Politics of Dispossession: Neoliberal Subjects, Law and the Market in Rural Maharashtra, India